Archive for December 19th, 2013

Topshelf Records Sign Special Explosion

Topshelf Records has a number of bands that we here at UTG enjoy listening to. The label has now added another band to their roster – Seattle-based indie rock outfit known as Special Explosion. If you’re interested in checking out some new jams and you like some of the other bands on the label, then […]

Depp Speaks in ‘Transcendence’ Teaser Trailer

If the teaser released earlier this week for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar wasn’t vague enough for you, Transcendence is here to up the ante. The film is the directorial debut from longtime Nolan cinematographer Wally Pfister and stars Johnny Depp as a scientist who becomes the target of an anti-technology organization as he and his colleagues […]

Ryan Ross (Ex-P!ATD) Releases New Song

Former vocalist/guitarist of Panic! At The Disco, Ryan Ross, has been working on solo music since he parted ways with the band. Earlier today, he premiered another new demo titled “You’re Invited.” The song is available to stream by taking a look below. If you like what you hear, the song is available to download […]

The First ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’ Trailer Is Out, And It’s Got Spoilers

The hit-and-miss kid brother of animation, Dreamworks, will be releasing the sequel to their most well-regarded recent film next year. How To Train Your Dragon 2 is set for a plum summer release date of June 14, but the drumming up of excitement has already begun with the release of the first trailer today. That trailer gives […]

The First XBOX-Exclusive Film is a Documentary About Atari and ‘E.T.: The Video Game’

We’ve been hearing some exciting rumors regarding what will come out of the XBOX Live platform as programmed by Microsoft (like Steven Spielberg being involved with the Halo series). But now we have an official announcement from the company about their first exclusive content: a documentary about Atari’s E.T.: The Video Game. Get your hardhat on, […]

Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux, And Serengeti Reunite, Rename Themselves Sisyphus

Early last year, indie luminary Sufjan Stevens, composer Son Lux, and rapper Serengeti teamed up to release a four-song EP under the moniker s / s / s. A new song and information concerning a full-length from the three surfaced today, but they’ve now added a few more letters to their name and made it […]

Beyoncé Recreates Home Videos in “Grown Woman”

In another music video release in conjunction with her latest album, Beyoncé has delivered “Grown Woman.” The video was directed by Jake Nava (who worked with Beyoncé on the infamous “Single Ladies” and “Crazy In Love”). It includes reenactments of home videos including practice sessions with Girl’s Tyme (pre-Destiny’s Child) featuring Kelly Rowland. In true Beyoncé fashion, there’s […]

See the First Poster for ‘The Fault In Our Stars’

After receiving nothing but high praise for his 2012 children’s book The Fault In Our Stars, John Green will see his best-selling book about two kids with cancer who fall in love take on the big screen in June of 2014. Adults and critics couldn’t speak more highly of the novel, despite it being written for […]

Pussy Riot Members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova Freed From Prison

Finally, almost two years since their arrest, Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova have been freed from prison. During a news conference on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir confirmed their release. Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova have been freed three months early thanks to the new amnesty law Russian legislators have adopted, providing that prisoners “who haven’t […]

Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers to play Super Bowl Concerts

In addition to the previously announced Bruno Mars, Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Roots and Run DMC will join in this year’s Super Bowl festivities. All of the groups will perform in New York City around the date of the game. On a cruise ship docked on the Hudson River, The Bud Light […]

The Republic Of Wolves Release New Music Video

Entirely unafraid of being lost in the end-of-the-year shuffle, The Republic of Wolves released their sophomore album, No Matter How Narrow this week, and now they have premiered a music video for the album’s first single, “Spare Key,” over at Alternative Press. The Long Island, New York band shot and edited the video on their […]

Bayside Announces The Great American Cult Tour, Support From Four Year Strong, Daylight, Mixtapes

Bayside is ready to make a big comeback in 2014. The band just announced The Great American Cult Tour, a four week American Spring run featuring support from Four Year Strong, Daylight, and Mixtapes. It’s worth pointing out that this is Four Year Strong’s first tour since their Main Stage appearance on Warped Tour 2012 […]